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. >> bret: thank you. this is a fox news alert. another shakeup in the obama administration. labor secretary hilda soliz submitted resignation this afternoon saying after spending the holiday with her family she is ankious to get to her home in california. it's not clear when she will leave the labor department or who may be in line to replace her. tomorrow, they are set to nominate jack lew to be the treasuresy secretary. joining us to discuss this are familiar faces. karl rove from texas. and joe trippi in washington. thank you for being here. i want to break down battles one-by-one. the first one getting attention is chuck hagel for defense secretary. how big of a bat doll you think this is. where do you think it will play out? >> this is the biggest of the five nomination fights we know about. maybe a vote against hagel. few republicans, none come to his defense. few republicans might vote for him. he has a contentious personal background. hard, acerbic and hard to work with. more important than that is the record on the issues. opposed to iranian sanctions. he opposed the iraq surge. de
the flu shot you have been avoiding is closing fast. bret >> bret: wash your hands. thanks. the obama administration is signaling it may decide not to keep any american troops in afghanistan after the end of the year. at issue will be central to talks between leader and president obama later this week. chief washington correspondent james rosen tonight with a story of a complex relationship. >> it's a classic alliance. messy, fraction. deeply unsatisfactory to washington and worlds better than the alternative. wracked by decades of war and foreign invasion, afghanistan was suffering under the barbaric rule of the taliban until the u.s. -led invasion of 2001. >> we are committed to doing everything we can to assist you in this time of transition to new afghanistan and afghanistan where people will be able to live in peace. >> it's now a democratic country with an elected government, with human rights for all. >> hamid karzai made his first visit to washington 11 years ago this month. >> how do you expect american forces to stay in afghanistan? >> as long as we are still have terrorist
department tonight. thanks. iran is weighing in on president obama's choice for defense a second. today one iranian official says he hopes chuck hagel will help make practical changes in american foreign policy. some of his fellow republicans say they cannot and will not support hagel because of his record on israel and iran. he once made a comment about the quote jewish lobby and some of the, quote, dumb things they do. but later went on to say he supports israel in every way in the same conversation. at any rate now tells nebraska newspaper critics have completely distorted his record. he has shown unequivocal support for israel and called iran a sponsor of terrorism many times. first, there was a fire on one plane. now a fuel leak on another. the aircraft maker boeing dealing with a pair of problems on newest passenger jet the dream liner. what's up here? we will get a report next. plus a guy wins a million bucks in the lottery. the next day he is dead. investigators at the time said natural causes. they are digging up the body now to try to figure out who poisoned him. that and the rest
, national law. thank you. >> my pleasure, jeff. >> ifill: as the president's second term takes shape, the obama administration is grappling with one of its thorniest challenges, deciding how many troops will or will not remain in afghanistan after 2014. judy woodruff has that. >> woodruff: the talk of how many u.s. troops to leave in afghanistan comes with 66,000 still serving there, down from a peak of 100,000 in 2010. under current plans, combat forces would be withdrawn by the end of 2014, leaving an undetermined number of americans to train afghan troops. but yesterday the white house deputy national security advisor -- ben rhodes -- told reporters the number could be zero. he said, "we wouldn't rule out any option. the u.s. does not have an inherent objective of 'x' number of troops in afghanistan." the comment raised eyebrows in washington, especially in light of something that vice president joe biden said, in a campaign debate last fall. >> we are leaving. we are leaving in 2014, period, and in the process, we're going the primary objective is almost completed. now all we're
and guam as well as, not surprisingly mothers against drunk driving. >> marcia coyle national law. thank you. >> my pleasure, jeff. >> ifill: as the president's second term takes shape, the obama administration is grappling with one of its thorniest challenges, deciding how many troops will or will not remain in afghanistan after 2014. judy woodruff has that. >> woodruff: the talk of how many u.s. troops to leave in afghanistan comes with 66,000 still serving there, down from a peak of 100,000 in 2010. under current plans, combat forces would be withdrawn by the end of 2014, leaving an undetermined number of americans to train afghan troops. but yesterday the white house deputy national security advisor -- ben rhodes -- told reporters the number could be zero. he said, "we wouldn't rule out any option. the u.s. does not have an inherent objective of 'x' number of troops in afghanistan." the comment raised eyebrows in washington, especially in light of something that vice president joe biden said, in a campaign debate last fall. >> we are leaving. we are leaving in 2014, period, and in th
, paula, thank you. >>> president obama announce his pick to replace tim geithner at the treasury department. how jack lew's influence will impact your wallet. ali velshi has some thoughts. we'll chat next. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the risk of an afib-related stroke. there is limited data on how these drugs compare when warfarin is well managed. no routine blood monitoring means bob can spend his extra tim
that will be announced on monday. >> pelley: michelle, thank you. we learned today that president obama will nominate his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the new secretary of the treasury. he will be a key player in the coming battles over the budget and raising the federal debt limit. lew previously served as budget director and he was an executive with the banking giant citigroup. now, any idea what this is? you could be seeing a lot of it. it is jack lew's signature which would appear on the bills in your pocket just like that unless he takes a penmanship lesson from tim geithner whose signature looked like this until he became treasury secretary and made it legible. secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters today that she is thrilled to be back at work but she said it is better sweet because she will soon be stepping down. the secretary said she wouldn't call it retirement, just stepping off the very fast track for a little while. we'll tell you why some of baseball's biggest stars didn't make the hall of fame today. an interview on the lance armstrong investigation is making news. did the cy
forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and president obama may act by executive order before congress. >> thank you very were. our time is 5:36. one of the newest city council members wants to use a controversial police tactic to get guns off the street, saying he supports strategies that include stop and frisk and says he thinks it will save lives. police have the authority to stop and frisk if they have real suspicions of breaking the law or if he is arm. officers take that practice too far stopping people if no other reason than the officer has a "hunch" or because of their age oration. a federal judge has ruled a similar program in new york city is unconstitutional. >> a vigil is planned in san francisco tonight to support the woman would was set on fire by her boyfriend. the 23-year-old starr lamare is expected to be in the hospital for several months for treatment of severe burns to her face and throat. police say she was doused with gasoline after an argument with her boyfriend outside a laundromat. members of the domestic violence group and bay area legal
. >> as we watch, thank you for joining us. president obama will take the oath of office in 12 days and preparations are under way in washington. the stage is being construct and we just learned that beyonce, kelly clark son and james taylor will perform. beyonce will belt out the national anthem and the capital in 2009. the first lady and the facebook friend, nathan paige said congrats to beyonce and the first family. like us on facebook and let us know what you are most excited to see on inauguration day and the presidential inauguration to video games, the president's new gun task force will meet with video game makers this week and new research on how the games actually change your brain. that is straight ahead. >>> violent video games. with names like bullet storm, grand theft auto, mortal combat. splatter house. blood-soaked films out there. american psycho. natural born killers. >> natural born killeries in american psycho? has it been that long? since we had a conversation about gun control? >> all joking aside, violent movies and video games must be a part of the gun violen
. >> the biden tack forts hopes to make recommendation by the end of the month and president obama may act before congress by executive order. kristen and eric? >> thank you very much. >> do you feel cold yet? the temperatures are going to dip, mike? >> everywhere. we are going for have freezing temperatures and possibly even in san francisco that is how cold the air mass is going to be. a very dry forecast as far as cold fronts. we have scattered showers in the forecast we could get fromming in to .1" rain today and tomorrow. can see it is clean outside, a lost cloud cover showing up on live doppler 7 hd but no radar returns yet. to the north the showers are coming from, and we will give you plenty of notice before they get to your neighborhoods today. temperatures in the upper 30's and low 40's inland and low-to-mid 40's at the bay shore and the cost. san francisco is the warm spot at 47 degrees. gilroy is cooler at 39 degrees. scattered showers the next two days. frosty nights through the weekend and another chance of a scattered showers saturday but it will not have any effect on the game but
battle will most certainly be whose face gets to be on it. obama? boehner? or maybe bieber. kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >>> that is our broadcast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> right now at 6:00, who is the man behind the barge? new details about the tanker crash at the bay bridge and the pil pilot's checkered history. >> reporter: and in san jose we may soon see more curbside dining outside. i'll tell you why it may cost the city nothing. >>> surgery suspended the problem left in the east bay hospital scrambling this afternoon. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. it could have been disastrous. everyone is having trouble understanding how it exactly happened. tonight federal investigators are joining the probe into what's being now called a major incident. an oil tanker hitting the bay bridge for the first time -- excuse me, for the
troops when they come home from here on out, welcome home. [ applause ] welcome home! welcome home! thank you! we appreciate you. welcome home. >> president obama speaking to vietnam veterans last may. the president there reflecting on the fact that it took this country more than a decade to finally say welcome home to vietnam veterans after they came home from serving in that war. lack of respect and appreciation shown to vietnam veterans by civilians during the war and after that war is a mistake that the country i think now is fairly unified in trying not to repeat. but vietnam is not so far in the past, though, that you can just fix that problem by promising never to do it again and by promising to do it better the next time. we've got long and unpopular wars under way like we do now. it's also a contemporaneous sign of respect for vietnam service, that veterans of that war are holding positions of leadership, and that their combat experience is being heralded as part of what makes them qualified as leaders and trustworthy as public servants. it's not just about not making that mistak
in vegas. >> thank you. gerri: all right. >> i will. thanks. gerri: that sounds like fun. coming up next, new de-day for our nation's debt. and as valentine's day present for taxpayers. the details, and president obama getting his second term administration in order to weeks before inauguration day. i will break down by one of his picks has me asking a lots and lots of questions. ♪ many of my patients still clean their dentures with toothpaste. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. deal with the debt ceiling? >> the fiscal cliff did not fix the debt. is this tax policy or fixing in debt and deficit? and but i was a big supporter to say
doocy, thank you so much. >> there's a whole lot of reaction continuing to president obama's nomination of chuck hagel for secretary of defense. >> krauthammer says he thinks it give as preview of the second term and vision for the defense department. >>> i think what is happening in the second term obama is going to show who he really is. remember when he said to the soviet president after the election i will be more flexible which means he can be more of who he wants to be. number one item is cut down defense, the defense department. leon panetta said the cuts were supposed to go into effect on january the 1st and have now been delayed for a month. if they went into effect he gave i wanted indications he might resign on principal because he cannot carry it out. when hagel was asked he said the defense department is bloated and needs to be paired down. he is prepared to do the dismantling obama wanted to do never admitted he wanted to do but would be carried out in a second term. >> when discussing iran he said describing hagel as being soft is an under statement. what's going on with
it wasn't. >> thank you so much. good to see you. coming up, the first read team notes that we will do the sound. the fast rising obama doctrine is clear and fully implemented. they write in his first term, president obama was boxed in politically by the pentagon and a cabinet full of politically palatable pull overs. joining me now to explain what they mean, great pleasure to have you on. so the obama doctrine, clear and fully implemented. elaborate, please. >> we are starting to see what a lot of people expect from a candidate president obama. you have to realize that he separated himself from hilly clinton because he was against the iraq war. he was given that speech because of a dumb war that he is not -- the campaign promises said he would end the war in iraq and ramp up the war to go after bin laden and drawback. that's what he is doing. what you are starting to see with this afghanistan announcement yesterday or the conference call they had with the white house, a zero option is on the table. he could keep as few as zero troops in after 2014. this new cabinet coming in, this rea
to save american lives. >> thank you for what you're doing. >> john: coming up next, barack obama's trillion dollar coin. could it pay off george w. >> john: add a fresh face with an excellent haircut to the controversy over the war on drugs still being waged in this country, i'm not talking about me. i'm talking about the biebs justin bieber was photographed by tmz earlier this week holding what appears to be bluntly a blunt. this, of course, caused millions of believers and their moms to react in shock and outrage. not just because marijuana is completely evil and a gate would i to the eighth level of hell but because he's one of the only artists whose music doesn't sound better if you're totally baked. president obama who as a young man did not just say no before getting elected before his crackdown on marijuana has instructed the justice department not to pursue recreational users in the states of washington and colorado just like he wouldn't crack down on dispensaries in california. the costly futile war on drugs rages on and people are still being sent to prison for using
networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or whatever, so we're happy to make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of bullying is also not on the rise and based
to the issue of gun violence. because when god men do nothing idiots tend to thrive. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> out of the way. obama's coming. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. i think we're looking at a new barack obama. you know the expression let reagan be reagan. i think we're seeing barack obama be barack obama. an in your face challenge to the right wing. he's putting in a guy who knows the lessons of vietnam and iraq and putting him out front, making him his point man as he goes into the war of hawkish republicans who count the months between wars as an unwanted time-out. who like nothing more than the next war to fight. meet barack obama two. he's going to run the way he believes to do it. i like it. i think there's one guy out there by the way ironically rooting for obama. it's the guy who got used by the hawks, saw his place ruined by their lies. his name is george w. bush. and he's sitting down there in texas watching the same old predictable crowd of
wian, thank you. >>> 17 after the hour. right now a lot of news out there. >> the nra and obama administration are one day away from a face to face showdown on gun control. vice president's gun violence project gets down to business today meeting with victims' rights and gun safety groups. tomorrow representatives of sports man and gun owners groups get their turn. bad news for the redskins rookie robert griffin iii. he'll have surgery in the next few days and may miss the start of next season. rg3 was hurt and left the game in saturday's playoff loss to seattle. one sports doctor says the lcl tear could possibly keep griffin out for 8 to 12 months and he may have an acl tear, as well. >>> way to stay classy, thieves. someone actually robbed ron burgundy. $300,000 worth of copper wire and four computers were swiped from the atlanta set of anchorman 2. the sequel which stars will ferrell is scheduled to come out at the end of the year. >>> great white shark alert. police in jacksonville beach say don't go in the water. shark researchers advise they spotted a great white shark the
get to be that canopy-style party to feel like the voice is being heard? when we seed the obama administration back in for a second term? >> a couple things. the polls also showed lindsay lohan polled lower than congress. thank god for lindsay lohan pap thank you very much. we appreciate that. the first thing. the second thing and more important point is how you frame the question. and i think lieutenant governor is exactly right. we we want to be the party that reagan and frederick douglas and all of those great minds that kind of brought this coalition of folks together around the idea of individual freedoms, you know, that respected the rights and liberties of individuals, or do we want to be a pup tent party where we sit up in the corner of the world. and that's going to be the struggle over the next couple of years and we're again going back to the first question, the chris christies and the bobby jindals of the world can really begin to carve out this new space. look, everybody is not going to want to play, thomas. they're just not. you're going to have everybody look at a
hackers. >> it is no problem. it has manifested itself through the cloud. dennis: thank you for being with us, we appreciate it. cheryl: breaking news, charlie gasparino first reported, now we have word president obama will nominate white house chief of staff tomorrow as the new treasury secretary. dennis: rich edson joining us now from inside the beltway has the latest. >> we have reported announcement coming this week. meeting at the white house friday, no events planned for this afternoon leaves tomorrow is most likely for the official announcement. a source familiar with the process tells fox the reason is jack lew has that the president cited decided a major budget fis with republicans on the debt ceiling and recently somewhat perverted fiscal cliff, also budget director under president bill clinton and obama known as someone with a very deep knowledge of budgeting. before joining the obama administration, he was a chief f operating officer at the citigroup alternative investments unit reported lost money to do that, although it earned profits from betting against the subprime mo
that stock go up. nicole, thank you very much indeed. next case, president obama says we do not have a spending problem, oh, no, but the congressional budget office report that had we ran up to 293 billion dollar deficit in just the first three months of the fiscal year, that puts us easily on track to hit a fifth straight year of trillion dollar deficits. liz, to the point. we don't have a spending problem? >> it's patently absurd to make those kinds of statements when we do. this spending problem will hit a brick wall within a few year's time and even wall street is talking about that. we also have a budget problem, the senate hasn't passed a budget since 2009 that's a big problem and a big 3.4 trillion elephant in the room and since we don't have a budget problem we're allowed to go on a spending spree. stuart: steve moore was on the show a half hour ago, did the interview with john boehner which revealed that the president said repeatedly, we do not have a spending problem. and now we've got a trillion dollar deficit. i just don't know where this administration is coming from. ch
will believe it when i see it. democrats in the senate have never taken a tax down. mike at farr thank you. well down. now, we are going to go back to the gun debate. still a hot topic. team obama pushing hard for bun control and senator wants to ban handguns that is going way too far. we are going to have the latest on that all coming up. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. officemax can help you drive supply costs... what's the rush? down... ...and down. just use your maxperks card and get a case of x-9 paper for only 1-cent after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something thi
haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the presi
everybody beats them. charles payne, thank you very much. ashley: well you never get disappointed in life. tracy: that's the thing. ashley: even though president obama's health care law does not go into full effect until next year some already making moves to sidestep it. not a big surprise but listen to this. a nebraska wendy's franchise cutting employee hours so it doesn't have to pay for benefits as required by obamacare. wowt is reporting that roughly 100 workers across 11 restaurants will have their hours cut to 28 per week. under the law employers will have to offer health insurance to people working between 32 and 38 hours a week. the franchisee says they're adjusting schedules simply because they can't afford to pay for coverage for every employee. that will be the first of many stories just like that. just can't afford it. tracy: exactly. but then these poor people can't afford it either. they can't pay for it on their own. ashley: that is true. tracy: very expensive. as we do every 15 minutes we check on the markets. nicole petallides on the floor of the exchange, still. still l
, yesterday boeing shares fell 3.6%. >> sandra endo, thanks so much, reporting live from washington. >>> president obama wants cia veteran john brennan to be the agency's new director, but a new movie could complicate his confirmation. so if ydead battery,t tire, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> hollywood often borrows story lines from washington, but the new movie "zero dark thirty" could create political intrigue in the opposite direction. the film paints a pretty intense picture of cia interrogation techniques. and it's in theaters that senators on the real capitol hill compare to weigh the confirmation of john brennan, a cia veteran whom president obama has elected to lead the agency. we have a look at
guest says obama about taking the tax tactics. tonight he's here to reveal the top five bullies working with the president. and. >> thanks for having me. >> let's start at the top. let's go to number five. dan savage on real time with b bill maher and roll the tape. >> you republicans are like arafat. arafat. >> it's-- >> exactly like (bleep). >> still charges of sexism, only michele bachmann and-- (bleep) rick santorum. >> sean: endless on that show in particular. >> and dan savage is one of the heads of the anti-bullying projects at the white house and the white house has cut tape and dan savage made headlines he bullied a bunch of christian kids when they walked out of his lecture, he was yelling how the bible was evil. >> and george stephanopoulos. >> are you prepared to leave this gathering and own the fact that the platform of this party, no exception, but to carry that term. >> over who will be the next secretary of state. no final decision from president obama, but the ambassador susan rice ran into a buzz saw on capitol hill when she met with republican senators critical of her
on the side of being moratoria. so we will end on a relatively optimistic note. thank you so much to everybody. [applause] >> on c-span2, jane harman and president obama's defense department who heads the cia. and those facing foreclosure. and later, the fiscal cliff deal. >> i enjoy the capitol hill coverage because i started there many decades ago. there are certain committee hearings that are very informative to the public. i like the way that c-span covers and in the way that they present themselves. in his commentary, but not edited out. it gives a real sense to the american people. >> c-span is created by america's cable company in 1979. yesterday, president obama nominated john brennan had the cia. and a discussion took place with chuck hagel and jane harman. >> we are with jane harman, who is now with us. she served on the intelligence committee from 2006 to 2007. let's begin with the pick of john brennan. what does this entail? >> guest: he has been the center of obama's intelligence committee for four years now. he has managed the terrorism program quite well. and he is the gentleman
to be in obama's cabinet as transportation secretary. >> oh. >>> this could have gone away. >> yeah. >> and now it's a big thing in l.a. >> we'll see how that plays out. thank you for the scoop and see you guys here at 6:30 for tmz on tv. >>> gangnam style. >> not even the super bowl can escape the gangnam-style fever. the global phenomenon rapper will star in a commercial. it was filmed in hollywood last week, the first super bowl commercial and will be psy's first ad air negligent u.s. >> can you do that again? >> i have no idea what you're talking about. >> offcamera, she's a star. >>> and let's go to our other star. brian bolter, he is staying by with what is coming up on the news edge at 6. >> working on a news edge exclusive. our own paul wagner with a preview now. >> fox 5 learned the d.c. police officer is in custody charged with sexually abusing a young woman he met in a local church choir. after an areawide search, the officer turned himself in today. tonight at 6, the details of the disturbing case. >> and we'll see you then. >>> also, cabinet changes and other high-profile member of
of the obama administration. martha: we'll have a panel on this coming up in a little while. molly, thank you very much. bill: six minutes past the hour now. the national cathedral in washington, d.c. announcing today it will soon allow same-sex marriage ceremonies. the cathedral is more than 100 years old. hosts presidential inaugural services and funerals for heads of state along with memorial services during times of national tragedy. same-sex marriage is legal in the nation's capitol. church officials say only couples affiliated with the con a mitigation are eligible and premarriage counseling is required. >>> america's problem with debt is shows no signs of going away. contract bo says the government is on pace to rack up another deficit topping a trillion dollars for the fifth straight year. stuart varney, anchor of "varney & company", fox business network. good morning to you. first quarter, deficit, 293 billion. >> yeah. bill: times four and we're north of a trillion dollars again. >> yes. now look this is from a reliable source. this is the congressional budget office. this is the go
, we don't refine and develop not only those technologies but many others. >> thanks for doing this, jack. [inaudible] >> good to see you again. >> you mentioned keystone pipeline. i wonder if you have an assessment whether or not president obama will approve or reject the pipeline. if he does reject it what would the political consequences be? >> we are hopeful he will approve it. we're encouraged what we're learning from the white house the latest report coming out of the nebraska. the governor has to make a final decision there and advance it to the department of state. we're hopeful the president will approve it. when you look from the jobs perspective of the energy needs of the united states, as prime minister harper said, it's a no brainer. we're hopeful the president will step forward. i think it's the indication of the commitment based on the promise to the american people. had he said he would be part of the truly all of the above energy trait strategy. it keystonepipe line could be an early test or signal. we're hopeful what he lived up to what he promised the public. toda
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obama has a war on fossil fuels. we need to combat this to get come mop sense policy. melissa: tom borelli, always the media's fault. >> what am i doing here. melissa: thank you so much. time for today's fuel gauge report. u.s. oil production hit a 20-year high according to new data from the energy department. u.s. output last week, surpassed 7 million barrels per day. that is up nearly 20% from the same period last year. >>> venezuela's supreme court says hugo chavez can delay his gnawing race. -- inauguration. he was scheduled to take the oath for his fourth term as president tomorrow but he remains in havana, cuba. he is sufficient iring severe health complications following his fourth cancer-related surgery last month. >>> transcanada the builder of the keystone pipeline, is announcing plans for a $5 billion natural gas pipeline. it will extend to western canada to a liquified gas terminal on the pacific coast. it is expected to be operating in the year 2018 pending approval from the regulators. melissa: coming up, apple is reportedly building a lower end iphone. isn't that jus
the brunt and president obama has been successful in its goal of having more tax burden shifted to high-income folks. >> thank you. bob? >> okay, pleasure to be here but you. we just had a gathering on saturday night and i was asked how i'm a one to 10 scale when i scored the outcome of the fiscal cliff negotiation and without a whole of thought i confess. i say i give it a two to enough might be generous. the people who i was with were a little taken aback by the negative appraisal because they like most americans were received at this episode of fiscal perils of pauline was over, at least for a few weeks and it wasn't the collapse of financial markets, was a huge tax increases on all of us and all the other dire ramifications of failure that the media and pundits have been hyperventilating for two months. didn't come to pass. quite naturally we had two glasses of wine and i was told i had to defend my score. and why it was so pessimistic, which i did by explaining what i thought would be needed and then comparing to what i got up beyond. i want to know after 42 years in washington, i'
for a year. it is too bad but i don't blame president obama. i don't understand why all of these people blame him for their job loss. i thank him for getting a fiscal thing passed to get some unemployment going. >> stephanie: so you're saying the money that george soros gives you every month is not enough to live on? >> caller: yeah. >> stephanie: is that your point, poor jew? >> caller: i don't have a bank account of millions. and i can't live off of my savings for the rest of my life. i'm only 58. >> shouldn't they send you a stipend with all of the secret jewish meetings? the hidden, secret gold stash and they share it only amongst their whispering selves? >> caller: why does mary listen to you if she hates you so much? >> stephanie: it is a love-hate situation. >> she lives on hate. it is like an energy source. get the thoughts out of your mind. she's just getting larger. >> i need more hatred. >> fire all hatred at her. >> stephanie: okay. >> you know what? you guys just talk. >> stephanie: they call it talk radio. >> not listen radio. >> stephanie: over and over about the same thing. >>
with representatives from the n.r.a. here's a tweet about the obama -- about the biden meeting. to our independent line, michael. go ahead. >> yes, first off, thanks for taking my call. i want to also thank the govern for his comments. i don't believe weapons are needed for support and it is evident that the multiround firearms are not necessary. i think it is about time that not only the conversation has had but action is taken. those are two different things i believe. i think the main variable that businesses that benefit from the movement of the sale of weapons come to the table and come to some sort of resolution. as far as people using it for sport, i believe that weapons should be made available where the sport is practiced or where events are held. it is not necessary for citizens to be holding weapons like that for private use or whatever have you. i think that might be a solution that might want to be fwrout the table for those folks who say we use this for sports. fine, you can have your sports but make sure these weapons aren't available to anyone regardless of using these types of weapons.
'll pass it on to you. jon: please do. rick folbaum, thanks. jenna: new information on the plans for u.s. troop withdrawals from afghanistan with the zero option very much on the table. meaning the obama administration would not leave any american troops in afghanistan after the end of next year. this would be at odds with the pentagon view, perhaps thousands, maybe tens of thoses of troops are needed to contain al qaeda and remain in the country. the sticking point seems to be the issue of immunity. the u.s. demanding that any american troops that remain in afghanistan after the combat mission ends be granted immunity from prosecution under afghan law. to date president karzai, currently in washington, has resisted this. joining us now, ambassador john bolton, former u.n. ambassador to the u.n. and fox news contributor. so, ambassador bolton, president karzai says this, give us a good army, a good air force and the capability to project afghan interests in the region and then, only then will you get your immunity. what do you think about that? >> well i think that is a losing proposit
their checks. they did not shut down the government. it was all a ploy. they should all go on obama care. instead of being able to go to bethesda and the best hospitals in the world. see how we are living. they are just taking too much from all of us. thank you. have a nice day. guest: i think john boehner has a lot of challenges ahead of him. but this is a guy ready for the challenges. wakes up every day very early. i see him at a diner on capitol hill. he is always at breakfast before dawn. he has a tough spot with his guards and ability -- with his caucus. how will he deal with harry reid and the senate? according to politico, they have a very hostile relationship. regardless of what happens between boehner and obama or mccarthy and abide and, eventually, the house and senate are going to have to work together -- mccarthy and biden, eventually, the house and senate are going to have to work together. host: you are on the air. caller: i am kind of confused with speaker boehner and his republicans and this thing about immigration reform. i don't see a change. i don't see they are doing
. >> thank you, matt. >> thank you. >>> come 2014, there may be no u.s. troops on the ground in afghanistan. this, as the obama administration plans its final exit strategy from the decade-long conflict. the pentagon does not support the option, though, to pull out all american troops from afghanistan, saying some soldiers need to stay and tamp down al qaeda. new images this morning of american robert levinson kidnapped in iran in 2007 during a business trip. the photos were sent to the former fbi agent's family back in 2011. they released them on tuesday. in them, he is dressed like a prisoner at guantanamo bay. iranian officials have denied knowing anything about levinson's disappearance, a claim that u.s. officials doubt. >>> a nightmare for boeing amid safety woes for the company's much anticipated dreamliner. nbc's ron mott has more from logan international airport in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. double trouble for japan airlines and boeing over the past 48 hours here at logan as both companies investigate exactly what went wrong. two days in a row at boston'
others. >> you under thank you for doing this. >> good to see you again. >> you mentioned the keystone pipeline a couple times in your speech but i wonder if you could come if you have an assessment whether my president obama will reject or approve the pipeline? if he does reject it won't be the political consequences be? >> we are hopeful that he will approve it, and right now we are encouraged i what we're hearing from the white house. obviously, as a result of alleged report coming from the state of nebraska, the governor has to make a final decision that may affect the department of state. but we're hopeful the president will approve. i think we'll look at it from a jobs perspective, from the energy needs of the united states, as prime minister harper said on a number of occasions, it's a no-brainer. so we're hopeful the president will step forward. i think will be an early indication as the president's commitment based on what he promised to the american people when he said that he would be for oil and natural gas develop it as part of his 20 above all-of-the-above energy strategy
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